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Course Offerings for the Minor in Southern Studies

GEH = Counts for Gen Ed Humanities Credit

HONS 172  Introduction to Southern Studies  MW 3:25-4:40 Prof Scott Peeples GEH

Equivalent to SOST 200, open only to Honors College Students: [If there is space available, non-Honors College Students may apply for permission to register. Please email eichelbergerj@cofc.edu if interested.]

Go beyond stereotypes in this interdisciplinary overview of the region’s diverse history & culture: music, foodways, history, architecture, pop culture, literature, religion, sports, politics . . .  Course includes experiential learning & research on topic of each student’s choice,

African American Studies

AAST 270 Folklore of the African Diaspora MWF 12-12:50 Prof Kameelah Martin

Music & Jazz History

MUSC 222.04 All That Jazz: A Guided Tour of America’s Music ONLINE Prof. Yiorgos Vassilandonakis GEH

MUSC 365 01 Gospel Choir  Prof. Brenten Weeks

Religious Studies

SOST 175 Religion, Art and Culture: Searching for the Sacred in Southern Art, Food, and Music GEH

2 sections. MW 4-5:15 OR TTh 1:40-2:55 Prf. Zeff Bjerken

HONS 175 Approaches to Religion [Caribbean emphasis] TR 1:40-2:55 Prof. Leonard Lowe

Art History & Historic Preservation

ARTH 338 American Vernacular Architecture & Material Culture 9-950 MWF Prof. Grant Gilmore

ARTH 339 History of American Interiors MW 3:25-4:40  Prof. William Bates

HPCP 299 Preservation Planning Studio  Th 2-5 PM Prof. James Ward

Natural Science and Food Production

GEOL 257 Marine Geology 10:50-12:05 TTh; Lab W 2-5 Prof. Leslie Sautter

ENVT 452 ST: Sustainable Food Systems  10:50-12:05 Prof. Ashley Lavender

History

HIST 216 African American History to 1865 MWF 10-10:50 Prof. Shannon Eaves GEH

HIST 310 ST: The American Indians of the Southeast to Removal TR 1:40-2:55  Prof. Christophe Boucher GEH

HIST 323 Society and Culture of Early Charleston T 5:30-8:15 Prof. Robert Stockton GEH

HIST 210/JWST 300 ST: African Americans & Jews in U. S. History, MW 2-3:15, Prof. Ashley Walters GEH

Education

EDFS 201 Foundations of Education [multiple sections] GEH

Charleston, Past & Present

HPCP 285 Drawing Charleston Th 2-5 PM Prof. Ralph Muldrow

GEOG 219 Reading the Lowcountry Landscape ONLINE Prof Annette Watson (If full, contact Dr Eichelberger to arrange permission to register)

FYSE 115 The Wonderful World of Real Estate According to King Street 2-3:15 Prof Elaine Worzala

FYSE 131 Presidential Elections. Made. Here. 250th  MWF 9-9:50 Prof. Jordan Ragusa

 

Other courses with relevant content, including FYSE courses and independent studies, may also count for the minor.

If you know of a course that you think may be eligible, contact Julia Eichelberger, Program Director.

 

Spring 2020

SOST 200 01  Introduction to Southern Studies Prof Hayden Ros Smith  Go beyond stereotypes in this interdisciplinary overview of the region’s diverse history & culture: music, foodways, history, architecture, pop culture, literature, religion, sports, politics . . .  Course includes experiential learning & research on topic of each student’s choice.             

HONS 281 Special Topics in Humanities: Intro to Southern Studies MW 3:25-4:40 Prof Julia Eichelberger [Equivalent to SOST 200, open only to Honors College Students]

African American Studies

AAST 300 ST: The Black Queer South  MW 3-3:25 pm Prof. Antron D Mahoney

AAST 300/ENGL 364 Toni Morrison Seminar 12:15-1:30 TTh Prof. Kameelah Martin

Caribbean Culture (with connections to the US South)

LACS 200 Blake Scott Caribbean Crossroads  Time TBA–taught in Cuba! Prof. Blake Scott

FREN 390 ST: The French Caribbean: Identity, Community, Language, & Envmt 10:50-12:05 Prof. Margaret Keneman

Music & Jazz History

MUSC 222 All That Jazz Online Prof.  Yiorgos Vassilandonakis

MUSC 365 01 Gospel Choir

Religious Studies

RELS 250 Religion in America TR 12:15-1:30 Prof Matthew Cressler

HONS 381: ST: Black Religion and Black Nationalism 9:25-10:50 Prof. Matthew Cressler [Open only to Honors College]

Art History & Historic Preservation

ARTH 339 History of American Interiors MW 3:25-4:40  Prof. William Bates

ARTH 290 ST: African American Art  MWF 10-10:50 Mary Shelley Trent

HPCP 299 Preservation Planning Studio  Th 2-5 PM Prof. James Ward

HPCP 340.01 ST: How It’s Made: Trad. Materials & Manufacturing in the Built Environment  MWF 10-11 Prof. Grant Gilmore

Literature

ENGL 313 African American Literature  1:40-2:55 Lisa Young

ENGL 364 Toni Morrison Seminar  12:15-1:30 TTh Prof. Kameelah Martin

ENGL 371 Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 12-12:50 Prof. Valerie Frazier

Natural Science and Food Production

BIOL 301 Plant Taxonomy Jean Everett MWF 10-10:50

BIOL 334 Herpetology 10:50-12:05 Allison Marie Welch

GEOL 257 Marine Geology 9:25-10:40 Prof Theodore Them

ENVT 452 ST: Applied Mariculture  W 12:30-5 PM Prof. Caitlyn Coker Mayer

ENVT 452 ST: Sustainable Food Systems  9:25-10:40 Prof. Ashley Lavender

History

HIST 210 African Americans and Sexuality from Slavery and Freedom  MWF 10-10:50 Prof. Shannon Eaves

HIST 217 African American History Since 1865 MW 4-6:45 Express I  Prof. Bernard Powers

HIST 225 History of the South Since 1865 T 4-6:45 Prof. Tammy Ingram

HIST 304 ST: Civil War and Reconstruction 1845-1877 10:50-12:05 Prof. Adam Domby

HIST 320 ST; Charleston Architecture T 5:30-8:15 Prof. Robert Stockton

HONS 392 ST: Voice and Memory: Exploring the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement Prof. T 2-5 PM Trisha Folds-Bennett and Marjory Wentworth  [Open only to Honors College Students]

Commerce

ECON 360 01  ST: Tourism & the Gambling Industry MTWRF 08:30 am-12:00 pm Douglas Walker 05/13-05/31 BCTR 320

Education

EDFS 201 Foundations of Education [multiple sections]

Charleston, Past & Present

FYSE 111 Beyond the Grave: What Old Cemeteries Tell and Teach the Living M 6-8:45 Prof Patrick Harwood

FYSE 115 The Wonderful World of Real Estate According to King Street MW 3:25-4:40 Prof Elaine Worzala

For Students Completing the Southern Studies Program

SOST 400 Southern Studies Capstone 3:05-4:20 TTh, Express I Prof. Julia Eichelberger

 

Spring 2019 Course Offerings

AAST 280 Intro to African American Music TR 10:50 am-12:05 pm Prof. Mari Crabtree

AAST 300-05  Africana Womanhood and Migration Narratives TR 01:40 pm-02:55 pm Prof. Mari Crabtree

ARTH 338 American Vernacular Architecture & Material Culture MWF 09:00 am-09:50 am Prof. Richard Gilmore

BIOL 301 Plant Taxonomy MWF 11:00 am-11:50 am (Lab M 01:00-05:00 pm) Prof. Jean Everett

BIOL 333 Ornithology F  07:30 am-10:30 am (Lab F 11:00 am-03:00 pm) Prof. Melissa Hughes

BIOL 334 Herpetology TR 10:50 am-12:05 pm (Lab T 12:10 pm-04:10 pm) Prof. Allison Welch

EDFS 201-02-07 Foundations of Education (Multiple Sections)

ENGL 313 African American Literature MWF 12:00 pm-12:50 pm Prof. Valerie Frazier

ENGL 190 Obstinate Daughters: Women and Social Justice in the 19th & 20th Centuries TR 9:25 am – 10:40 am  Prof. Jesslyn Collins-Frohlich

ENGL 350-02 Major Authors: Eudora Welty’s Life and Art TR 12:15 pm-01:30 pm Prof. Julia Eichelberger

ENGL 364-01: Race, Health, and Environmental Justice: The Politics of Housing MWF 1-1:50 pm – Prof. Lisa Young

HIST 217 African American History since 1865 MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm Prof. Shannon Eaves

HIST 320 ST: Modern Charleston T 06:00 pm-08:45 pm     Prof. Robert Stockton

HPCP 299-01 Preservation Planning Studio M 02:00 pm-05:00 pm Prof. James Ward

HPCP 299-02 Preservation Planning Studio R 02:00 pm-05:00 pm Prof. James Ward

HTMT 310-01 Current Topics in HTMT: Current Issues in Charleston Tourism W 05:30 pm-08:15 pm Prof. Michael Seekings

LACS 200-01 Special Topics: Talking Trash and Wasting Time: A Carribean Ecology  MWF 3:00-3:50  Prof. Christine Garcia

LING 290 ST: A View of American English Dialects           TR 09:25 am-10:40 am Prof. Elizabeth A Martinez-Gibson

MUSC 222-04 ST: Like a Rolling Stone: History and Development of Rock Music ONLINE Prof. Yiorgos Vassilandonakis

MUSC 365 Ensemble: Gospel Choir TBA Prof. Brenten Merrill Weeks

RELS 298 Special Topics in Religious Studies: Global Evangelicalism MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm Prof. Leonard Lowe

SOST 200 Intro. to Southern Studies TR 01:40 pm-02:55 pm Prof. Tammy Ingram

SOST 400 Southern Studies Capstone Proj TR 03:05 pm-04:20 pm Prof. Julia Eichelberger

Fall 2018 Course Offerings

  • AAST 300-01 The Life and Writings of James Baldwin T 4:00-6:45 – Prof. Mari Crabtree
  • ARTH 338 American Vernacular Architecture & Mat Cul MWF 9:00-9:50 – Prof. R. Grant Gilmore
  • ARTH 396 The Architecture of Memory: Memorials, Monuments, Museums MW 2-3:15 – Prof. Nathaniel Walker
  • BIOL 338 Entomology TR 10:50-12:05 (Lab F 1:00-5:00 – Prof. Brian Scholtens
  • EDFS 201-01-06 Foundations of Education (Multiple Sections)
  • MW 11:00-12:15 – MW 12:30-1:45 –TR 9:25-10:40 – TR 10:50-12:05 –TR 1:40-2:55 – R 4:00-6:45
  • ENGL 313 African American Literature MW 4:00-6:45 – Prof. Kameelah Martin
  • ENGL 360 Coming of Age in the South TR 10:50-12:05 – Prof. Julia Eichelberger
  • GEOG 219 Reading the Lowcountry Landscape Online – Prof. Annette Watson
  • GEOL 213 Natural Hazards MWF 10:00-10:50 – Prof. Steven Jaume’
  • GEOL 257 Marine Geology TR 10:50-12:05 (Lab-01 T 1:45-4:45, Lab-02 W 2:00-5:00) – Prof. Leslie Reynolds Sautter
  • HPCP 285 Drawing Charleston W 1:00-4:00 – Prof. Ralph Muldrow
  • HPCP 299-01 Preservation Planning Studio M 2:00-5:00 – Prof. James Ward
  • HPCP 299-02 Preservation Planning Studio R 2:00-5:00 – Prof. James Ward
  • HIST 210 (JWST 315) Southern Jewish History TR 3:05-4:20 – Prof. Shari Rabin
  • HIST 216-02 African American History to 1865 MWF 10:00-10:50 – TBA
  • HIST 320 Charleston Architecture T 6:00-8:45 – Prof. Robert P. Stockton
  • JWST 315 (HIST 210) Southern Jewish History TR 3:05-4:20 – Prof. Shari Rabin
  • MUSC 222-02 Like a Rolling Stone: History & Development of Rock Music Online – Prof. Yiorgos Vassilandonakis
  • MUSC 365 Ensemble: Gospel Choir – TBA – Prof. Brenten Weeks
  • RELS 298-02 Black Atlantic Religions MWF 1:00-1:50 – Prof. Leonard Lowe
  • SOST 200 Intro to Southern Studies TR 1:40-2:55 – Prof. Julia Eichelberger

Summer 2018 Course Offerings

  • ARTH 333 Trad Design & Pres in Charleston (Maymester 5/14-5/29) MTWRF 8:30-12:00 – Prof. Ralph Muldrow
  • ARTH 290 Architecture & Urbanism of the Lowcountry (5/14-5/29) MTWRF 8:30-12:00 – Prof. Nathaniel Walker
  • ECON 360 The U. S. Casino Industry (Maymester 5/14-5/29) MTWRF 8:30-12:00 – Prof. Doug Walker
  • EDFS 201 Foundations of Education (Summer I 6/1-6/28) MTWRF 2:45-4:45
  • ENGL 313 African American Literature – (Extended Summer 5/14-6/25) Online – Valerie Frazier
  • ENGL 362 American Regionalism (Extended Summer 5/14-6/25) Online – Prof. J Michael Duvall
  • HIST 225 History of the South since 1865 (Maymester 5/14-5/29) MTWRF 8:30-12:00 – Prof. Tammy Ingram
  • MUSC 222-01 All That Jazz: A Guided Tour of America’s Music (Maymester 5/14-5/29) Online – Prof. Yiorgos Vassilandonakis
  • MUSC 222-02 Like a Rolling Stone: History & Development of Rock Music (May 5/14-5/29) Online – Prof. Yiorgos Vassilandonakis
  • MUSC 222-02 Like a Rolling Stone: History and Development of Rock Music (Summer I 6/1-6/28) Online – Prof. Yiorgos Vassilandonakis
  • RELS 250 Religion in America (Maymester 5/14-5/29) Online – Prof. Leonard Lowe

Spring 2018 Course Offerings

  • ARTH 338 American Vernacular Art & Material Culture MWF 9:00-9:50 – Prof. Grant Gilmore (Prereq: permission of instructor OR 6 hrs ARTH courses OR ARTH 299 OR HPCP 199)
  • BIOL 301 Plant Taxonomy (4) MWF 10:30-11:20, L M 105 – Prof. Jean Everett
  • BIOL 333 Ornithology (4) M 11:00-3:00, L M 7:30-10:30 – Prof. Melissa Hughes
  • BIOL 334 Herpetology (4) TR 11:20-12:35, L T 12:40-4:40 – Prof. Alison Welch
  • EDFS 201 Foundations of Education (3) (TR 8:00-9:15, 9:25-10:40 – Prof. Jon Hale; MW 9:25-10:40, TR 12:15-1:30 – Prof. Reid Adams; T 5:00-7:45 – Prof. Faye Hicks-Townes)
  • ENGL 313 African American Literature (3) MWF 9:00-9:50 – Prof. Valerie Frazier (Prereq: ENGL 110)
  • ENGL 315 Black Women Writers (3) TR 12:15-1:30 – Prof. Kameelah Martin (Prereq: ENGL 110)
  • ENGL 341 Literature of the American South, 1900-Present (3) MW 2:00-3:15 – Prof. Julia Eichelberger (Prereq: ENGL 110)
  • HIST 210-02 US Civil Rights Movement (3) MWF 1:00-1:50 – Prof. Bernard Powers (Prereq: HIST 115-116 or equivalent)
  • HIST 217 African American History Since 1865 (3) MWF 12:00-12:50 – Prof. Bernard Powers (Prereq: HIST 115-116 or equivalent)
  • HIST 222 History of South Carolina (3) T 6:00-8:45 – Prof. Robert Stockton (Prereq: HIST 115-116 or equivalent)
  • HIST 224 History of the South to 1865 (3) TR 12:15-1:30 – Prof. Adam Domby (Prereq: HIST 115-116 or equivalent)
  • HONS 381-02 Lynching in the American Imagination (3) TR 1:40-2:55 – Prof. Lisa Covert/Mari Crabtree (Prereq: HONS 121 and 122, junior standing, or consent of instructor and Honors College)
  • HPCP 290-01 Classical Tradition in Architecture (3) MW 3:25-4:40 – Prof. Ralph Muldrow
  • HPCP 290-02 Interpretation in Historic Preservation (3) W 2:00-5:00 – Prof. James Ward
  • HPCP 299 Preservation Planning Studio (3) M 2:00-5:00 (sec 01), R 2:00-5:00 (sec 02) – Prof. James Ward (Prereq: HPCP 199 or instructor permission)
  • LACS 200 Afro-Cuba: A Cultural & Intellectual Revolution (3) MW 3:25-4:40 – Prof. Matthew Pettway
  • MUSC 365 Gospel Choir (1) TBA – Prof. Brenten Weeks
  • RELS 370 Colonialism, Freedom, & African American Religions (3) TR 10:50-12:05 – Prof. Matthew Cressler
  • SOST 200 Introduction to Southern Studies (3) MW 3:25-4:40 – Prof. Julia Eichelberger  (Prereq: ENGL 110)

 

Fall 2017 Course Offerings

  • SOST 200 Introduction to Southern Studies (3) MW 3:25-4:40 Julia Eichelberger  (Prereq: ENGL 110)
  • ARTH 338 American Vernacular Architecture and Material Culture (3)  MWF 10:00-10:50 Richard Grant Gilmore (Prereq: permission of instructor OR 6 hrs ARTH courses OR ARTH 299 OR HPCP 199)
  • COMM 380 Sport in the South (3) TR 1:50-2:55 Vince Benigni  (Prereq: 3 hrs in COMM, or permission of chair who welcomes SOST students)
  • EDFS 201 Foundations of Education (3)   Multiple sections  (Prereq: sophomore standing)
  • ENGL 313 African American Literature (3)  MWF 10:00-10:50  Valerie Frazier (Prereq: ENGL 110)
  • ENGL 363 Charleston Writers (3)   TR 1:40-2:55 Julia Eichelberger  (Prereq: ENGL 110)
  • GEOL 257 Marine Geology  (4) TR 10:50-12:05  Leslie Sautter (Prereq: GEOL 103 & 105, or HONS 155 & 156, or permission of instructor)
  • HIST 216 African American History to 1865 (3) 12:00-12:50 MWF  Bernard E Powers  (Prereq: History Gen Ed req, HIST 115-116 or equivalent)
  • HIST 304 US History Civil War-Reconstruction (3)  MW 2:00-3:15  Adam Domby (Prereq: HIST 115-116 or equivalent)
  • HIST 323  Society & Culture of Early Charleston (3) T 6:00-8:45 Robert Stockton (Prereq: HIST 115-116 or equivalent)
  • HIST 366 Comparative Slavery in the Americas (3) MWF 1:00-1:50 Bernard Powers  (Prereq: HIST 115-116 or equivalent)
  • HPCP 290 Drawing Charleston W 1:00-4:00 (3)  Ralph Muldrow
  • HPCP 299 Preservation Planning Studio (3)  M 2:00-5:00  James L Ward (Prereq: HPCP 199 or instructor permission)
  • HONS 381 A People’s History of Charleston and the Civil Rights Movement  (3) TR 9:25-10:40 Jon Hale (Prereq: HONS 121 and 122, junior standing, or consent of instructor and Honors College)
  • MUSC 365 Ensemble: Gospel Choir (1)   T 6:30-8:00 PM  Brenten Merrill Weeks
  • POLI 330  Southern Politics (3) TR 9:25-10:40  Gibbs Knotts
  • RELS 270 African American Religions (3)  TR 1:40-2:55  Matthew Cressler
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